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Alaska - death-trap for the Jap / Grigware. Propaganda Poster for Thirteenth Naval District, United States Navy, showing a rat wearing a rising sun fez, representing Japan, approaching a mousetrap labeled "Army / Civilian / Navy", on a background map of the then-Alaska Territory. The poster's graphics and its caption reading "Death-Trap For The Jap" are aimed at Japan's then-occupation of Alaskan islands in the Aleutian Islands Campaign.

Date between 1941 and 1943
Source Library of Congress REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZC2-985 (colour film copy slide)
Author WPA Art Project (U.S. government)


Public domain This image is a work of a Works Progress Administration employee, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image is in the public domain (17 U.S.C. §§ 101 and 105).

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